First Lady Michelle Obama is a remarkable figure, and author Raymond Sturgis carefully selected the words of this book to highlight the passion and life of Michelle Obama. Many know of her many achievements, however, what about her agenda to help change the nutritional conditions of America's children. Also, her outstanding stance to help educate children in need stems from her background of community and education.
There are still many good men in the world that want to be faithful, and remain in love with one woman. However, with the complexities surrounding today's relationships and dating scene and the distinct ideologies of today's women, treating a man with love and respect has subsided.
Americans, as we put a spoonful of food to our mouths, millions of our fellow Americans cannot feed themselves or their children. The Republican politicians alike have lethargically responded to Americans living in abject conditions. They seem to be more concern about the federal deficit than about the poverty deficit that is leaving many Americans to suffer or even die. Across America, politicians are asking Americans for their votes while children are going to bed hungry at night.
This book is a revised dedication to black women who never wavered in their faith or personal relationship with god. In this revised edition, you have black women sharing their personal experiences of pain, depression, hurt, and how god replaced their complexities with happiness and positive change. Black women and their faith in god have always had tremendous success in changing the conditions of their family, community, and social concerns.
Today, the majestic walls of court and government rooms are ringing with concerns of how to deal with the constitutionality of same sex marriage, gays in the military, and civil unions. Homosexuals are the most prejudged Americans today, and although many disagree with them having the same rights of heterosexuals, the validity of their love is drastically overlooked.
Each day some black man, woman, or child has been killed or mistreated by police or by another black person. Black people in America should have always organized against injustices by police and other misguided blacks who are threats to their survival. I cannot understand how, after hundreds of years and comprehensive progress in civil and human rights, black people's lives are still not valued or respected.
"very interesting point of view"
Here we are in the 21st century and one man named Barack Obama has changed the meaning of democracy and freedom for a lifetime. Unfortunately, like progress and freedom, negative people want to question Barack Obama his citizenship, competence, and duty to serve as commander in chief. But those naysayers do not question their forefathers who were not citizens but established the constitution that protects us all.
No one can deny that black men throughout the world have made tremendous strides in education, science, politics and economics. However, there are concerns that stymie the progress of millions of other black men dealing with marriage and relationships problems, joblessness and hopelessness. Many black men go to bed at night wondering if the world is going to continue holding two strikes against them as they try to support their children and families.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is all smiles as he watches over us as we celebrate his life and dedication to freedom. Author Raymond Sturgis has put in wonderful words the life work of Dr. King which was inspired by his faith in god. Martin Luther King Jr. lived a short but fulfilled life, and although he was receiving death threats or going to jail, it was his family, supporters, friends, and god that made him find time to smile for better days
The condition of African Americans today is quite alarming and disturbing. African Americans have an enormous amount of contributions from their ancestors to advance in positive and productive directions. However, black Americans' advancement in technology, science, music, arts, and business is overshadowed by black-on-black crime and poor family values. What is the reason why so many black people have lost respect, hope, and pride in the very achievements that enable them to enrich their children's future?
"simply a rant, nothing more"
Every relationship and marriage has more obstacles that make them unsuccessful, mainly because people stop doing what they did to win the heart of their mates. Nowadays, women work, take care of the children, and contribute with their family's finances, and all they ask for is a thank you or something that says, "I appreciate you." Moreover, after conversing with over 100 women on family, love, relationships, and marriage, in this book, I've come up with the 12 important things they ask of their men.
This book contains the 12 important things women ask of their men. Today it is easy for women to leave their men and find success on their own or with other men. Therefore it is important for men to understand the signs that are driving their women away and do the simple things that are conducive to keeping their women happy. Making women feel secure and needed in relationships and marriages is what makes women stand by their men during trying times.
Black women for years have been dealing with men and their issues of intimidation, abuse, and disrespect. This book reflects the anger and frustrations of black women being the only parent and breadwinner in the family. In addition, this book corroborates black women's need for love and sincere commitment in marriages and relationships. Television, soap operas, and social networks can confuse a person into believing the wrong characteristics to look for when dating and establishing relationships.
Being a black man is never easy, and god understands this as he continues to walk with them through their struggles. That is why he always looked over his children with love for the obedient and punishment for the misguided. Today, we have many black men frustrated with the conditions of their people, especially the young men who continue to imbue society with their disrespect for law and criminal activity.
Every day someone suffers from depression, loneliness, and pain. The poetic words of this book will enrich a person to find worth and success through the very trials that befall them. This book is a 30-day program, where one can find strength, joy, laughter, love, motivation, and reasons to live. Life can be hard and unfair, however, through this 30-day enrichment book, one can conquer all obstacles and smile while doing it.